INNOCENT Until Proven Guilty

I WAS WALKING DOWN THE BLOCK TO THE MALL WHEN I SAW PEOPLE JUMPING AROUND ALL HAPPY EVERYWHERE.PEOPLE WERE YELLING AND SCREAMING.ONE MAN SAID OJ IS FREE.I WAS LIKE YES,FINALLY.IT WAS GREAT TO SEE THE US LEGAL SYSTEM WORK IN FAVOR OF A BLACK MAN FOR ONCE.I DONT CARE WHAT ANYONE SAYS WE ALL KNOW THE LEGAL SYSTEM IS FLAWED AND TILTS TOWARD WHITE.OJ MAY HAVE DID IT BUT I DONT THINK SO CAUSE AS FAR AS THE LEGAL SYSTEM SAYS--HE IS INNOCENT.PEOPLE SAY MCGUIRE USED STEROIDS.UNTIL YOU CAN PROVE HE DID-HE'S INNOCENT.AS FOR BARRY BONDS--C'MON HE IS GUILTY AND SHAMED EVERY AFRICAN AMERICAN AND ANY BASEBALL FAN WHO LOVED THE GAME.HE WAS PROVED GUILTY.OJ IS INNOCENT.PERIOD.
SINISTERMEMPHISTO SINISTERMEMPHISTO
26-30, M
1 Response Jan 23, 2007

I agree with you that the legal system stinks with regatds too people who are black but what bother's me is that you are happy that one black person was found *not guity* sorry he was NOT found innocent. In the legal system, both Canadian and American there is a HUGE difference legally between a verdict that comes back not guilty versus a verdict that conmes out as innocent. I understand the HUGE amount of flaws in both countries legal system and how biased they are. BUT o.j. Simpson was founf not guilty because $$ buys freedom in both countries and let's not forget that in the second trial he was found GUILTY. If O.J. was trully innocent he would not have had to pay MILLIONS for his so called *Dream Team* of lawyers, He still could have gotten a GREAT Lawyer but not have had to pay MILLIONS for his representation.<br />
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I find it very sad that just because he is black that people enjoyed the fact that he was found *not guilty* and also lets look at his behaviur AFTER the legal case. He stated that he would do anything at any cost to find the *real* murderer of his beloved wife. Well if you recall , all we saw, was O.J. playing golf on as many golf courses as he could. Did he even *look* sad at the death of his girlfriend OR the devastion of his kids. NO. He went on talk shows and did his best to continue to grab as much of his 15minutes of fame as he could. The civil court that found him *Guilty* stated that he was to pay certain amounts of money to both the g/f's family and the Goldman's Family. It has been reported OVER and OVER again that he has not paid one red cent. Infact it has also been reported and proven that he moved to a state where they couldn't force him to make restitution for his crimes<br />
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With regards to *If the glove doesn't fit, You must aquit* remark, I found that remark to be brilliant BUT as an actress I also know how amazingly easy it is to make it look like something doesn't fit. That whole calamity should actually be on *America's most funniest video's*.<br />
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Well it is obvious that we do not agree and I don't expect you to ever agree with me, because as you stated it was time that a black man was treated *fairly* in the justice system for a change. Thank God for you that O.J. did not brutally murder someone you loved, maybe your opinion would be different, and in fairness to you, perhaps if I was black, my opinion might be very different as well. Since it is literally impossible for us to live the other's life I guess we will have to agree to disagree.<br />
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I have one question for you though, have you read the other stories on the O.J. verdict. If not I would be curious about the story written by one man, who point blank stated that Nicole Simpson was a *****, who got what she deserved. May I ask what your opinion is on that comment? If you read this, thank you for listening to my point of view. I truly feel that with honesty we can all learn something from other people and even though I disagree with your point of view, I did learn something, I learned that our criminal systems in both countries are horrific (I think we agree on that point) and I also think we agree that there are FAR too many innocent people of colour in jail, simply because our societies are so prejucidced and pre-disposed to find people who are not white guilty far more often then people who are white. And just so you know that I think that money often buys a verdict, I believe that to be true of all colours of people. If you have money, people might as well describe you as *green*, Trish